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Shirley Leung

Could Charlie Baker be the tech governor?

You probably haven’t run into Charlie Baker knocking back beers at Kendall Square networking events, even though he has been a venture capitalist in Cambridge since just after his failed bid for governor in 2010. He’s not that kind of VC guy.

As an entrepreneur-in-residence at General Catalyst Partners — a firm that has backed Kayak and HubSpot — Baker hasn’t placed any bets on hot tech companies. Instead, trading on his decade of experience running Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, he’s been crisscrossing the country, thinking big thoughts for small health care companies.

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